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Illustrated history of the old log-bridge across Lake Memphremagog at the The Narrows

John McNab Currier

Illustrated history of the old log-bridge across Lake Memphremagog at the The Narrows

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Published in Newport, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Newport (Vt.)
    • Subjects:
    • Newport (Vt.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John MacNab Currier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF59.N55 C9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p.
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6647934M
      LC Control Number22019774
      OCLC/WorldCa6655434

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This image depicts a pastoral scene on Lake Memphremagog, situated between Newport, Vermont and Magog, Quebec, Canada. In the scene two men accompany their cattle across the small bridge. The name Memphremagog is derived from Algonkian and means “where there is a big expanse of water.” The lake’s surface covers square miles.

Others recall the lake's Native past: Indian Point, Magog, Wigwam Point One of two surviving covered bridges in Quebec to cross a lake still spans the Narrows of Fitch Bay, the long northeast arm of Lake Memphremagog.

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The book launch will take place August 9 in Newport. Abbott spent three years doing meticulous archival research, on-site. On Ja Toronto resident with a cottage on Lake Memphremagog revealed two “discoveries” that may change North American history.

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